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01 Oct 2014 NFV veterans form new industry group
The Linux Foundation, the organisation behind OpenStack and the OpenDaylight Project, has today announced the launch of the Open Platform for NFV Project (OPNFV).
24 Sep 2014 Brown Bag Session - Mike Knell
Mike talked us through the new Java 8 features.
10 Sep 2014 Apple Watch unveiled alongside new larger iPhones
Apple has unveiled a smartwatch - the Apple Watch - its first new product line since the first iPad and the death of its co-founder Steve Jobs.
10 Sep 2014 New pan-European MVNO launches on Three’s network
Three Wholesale has confirmed that it is hosting a new SIM-only MVNO on its network.
04 Sep 2014 Brown Bag Session - Deepa Kemp
Deepa talked about Team work
26 Aug 2014 Lifecycle Software ISO27001 accredited
Lifecycle Software is thrilled to announce that as of today we are ISO27001 accredited.
22 Aug 2014 EE tops performance report, Three narrows the gap
EE has came out on top of the RootMetrics UK network performance report for the first half of 2014.
21 Aug 2014 Brown Bag Session - Matt Snelling
Matt walked us through REST and RESTful APIs
15 Aug 2014 Brits Turn To OTT And Voip As SMS Use Falls, 4G Customers Hit 6m
OTT players such as WhatsApp and Facebook have lead to a sharp drop in the number of SMS sent in the UK, according to new figures from Ofcom.
09 Jul 2014 Ireland: Carphone Warehouse to establish own network
Carphone Warehouse is teaming up with Three, following Three's buyout of O2 Ireland, and its new network will initially employ 50 new staff.
09 Jul 2014 Post Office launches mobile phone network through EE
The Post Office is launching a mobile phone network to challenge similar services offered by Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and the Co-op.
02 Jul 2014 Brown Bag Session - Kelvin Chaffer
Kelvin walked us through the new all-in-one platform
26 Jun 2014 Misery of dropped calls in countryside could be at an end
The misery of dropped mobile telephone calls for people living in the countryside could be coming to an end under new plans being discussed in Whitehall.
26 Jun 2014 EE completes upgrade of core network
Mobile operator EE has announced it has completed the upgrade of its core network to a new national IP/MPLS core network.
12 Jun 2014 Brown Bag Session - Ross Devereux
Ross discussed scala design patterns in the weekily brown bag.
10 Jun 2014 EE threatens to pull out of Carphone Warehouse, casting shadow over Dixons merger
EE is poised to pull out of its relationship with Carphone Warehouse in a move that threatens the retailer’s £3.6bn merger with Dixons.
10 Jun 2014 Gamma plans £150m market floatation
Telecoms firm Gamma is preparing a £150m floatation on the stock market.
10 Jun 2014 Ofcom offers further cuts to mobile charges
Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today proposed further cuts to mobile phone bills, vowing to lower the charges operators impose to connect calls across networks – known as ‘mobile termination rates’.
10 Jun 2014 Brown Bag Session - Paul Phillips
Last weeks brown bag was presented by Paul. Paul discussed the Atlassian Suite, which includes tools such as Jira.
28 May 2014 Brown Bag Session - Matt Snelling
In last weeks brown bag Matt discussed SASS, an extension tool for CSS.
28 May 2014 Brown Bag Session - Frank Robertson
In this weeks Brown Bag, Frank talked us through his API test harness. Frank has been using the API test harness to test the Middleware.
21 May 2014 5G to arrive by 2022
UK mobile network operator EE says we can expect to see 5G, the next generation of mobile networks, in operation by 2022.
21 May 2014 Dixons and Carphone Warehouse announce £3.8bn merger
Dixons Retail, the owner of Currys and PC World, and mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have announced they are to merge in a deal worth £3.8bn.
14 May 2014 BT gets ready for new mobile network
BT will be offering a new mobile network in the coming months
14 May 2014 Samsung named official supplier to England football team
Samsung will be providing mobile phones to the England squad.
14 May 2014 Phones 4u unveils new Be.Smart range
The Phones 4u outlets in the Birmingham area will showcase the Be.Smart range of smart and wearable technology to complement existing smartphone ranges.
07 May 2014 Brown Bag Session - Andy Doe
The brown bag session this week was presented by Andy Doe. Andy talked to us about AgularJS. AngularJS is an open-source Web Application Framework.
01 May 2014 EE hits new 4G milestone
EE’s 4G rollout has reached yet another milestone as Rhyl in North Wales becomes the 200th UK town to be switched on.
01 May 2014 iOS fastest growing UK platform in Q1 2014
Apple’s surge in sales since the launch of its iPhone 5s and 5c has seen iOS post the highest year-over-year OS growth in the UK during Q1 2014.
01 May 2014 Brown Bag Session - Alex Fox
The Brown bag was presented by Alex Fox this week. SPConnect was the topic this week.
24 Apr 2014 Brown Bag Session - Alexander Stuart-Kregor
In this weeks edition of the brown bag, Alex talked about Django, the web framework for Python.
22 Apr 2014 New UK MVNO More Mobile UK
A new MVNO joins the market offering a range of different USPs
16 Apr 2014 Brown Bag Session - Jake Norton
This week Jake talked about security, more specifically HIDS/SIEM. (Host Intrusion Detection System/Security Information Event Management Systems).
14 Apr 2014 Ofcom consults on draft regulations which would permit 3G/4G phone use on aircraft
Could we soon be using our mobile phones in the air?
14 Apr 2014 Wearable sales to triple to 19 million units in 2014
Wearable device sales will jump to 19 million units worldwide in 2014, tripling last year’s shipments as ‘complex accessories’ take off.
26 Mar 2014 British firm Ovivo Mobile shuts down without warning
British firm Ovivo mobile has shut down without warning, citing "reasons beyond our control" in a posting on its website.
26 Mar 2014 BT and EE confirm UK MVNO agreement
BT and EE today announced they have signed a contract under which EE will provide various Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services to BT's customers and employees based in the UK.
26 Mar 2014 Three CEO: 2014 focus on people and growing brand
Three wants the momentum built up in 2013 to continue with a focus on people and building its growing brand according to CEO David Dyson.
24 Mar 2014 Brown Bag Session - Mike Knell
Following on from Anton's Brown Bag last week. Mike talked us through the Shebang Migration from Multibill to Ewarehouse 4.
18 Mar 2014 Vodafone to buy Spain's Ono in 7.2bn euro deal
Vodafone has agreed to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for 7.2bn euros ($10bn; £6bn), in deal aimed at expanding its interests in Europe.
18 Mar 2014 Airwave Smart Mobile launches new postpaid MVNO in partnership with Transatel
Airwave Solution Limited is the leading provider of mission critical voice and data communications for the Emergency Services in Great Britain and will be made available to public service organisations in the UK.
18 Mar 2014 EE tops RootMetrics UK mobile performance study
EE has topped a UK-wide poll on mobile performance with Vodafone finishing last in almost every department.
05 Mar 2014 Brown Bag Session - Anton Mucaj
Shebang was on the agenda this week as Anton talked us through how Shebang works at Lifecycle.
04 Mar 2014 Three doubles operating profit to £207m
Three has doubled its operating profit from £101m to £207m, the operator has announced.
24 Feb 2014 Advanced Mobile Communications wins major 4G contract
Advanced Mobile Communications has won a multi million pound contract to provide EE 4G mobile airtime to 4,000 Care UK employees.
24 Feb 2014 Apple named as world's most valuable brand in 2014
Apple has been named the world's most valuable brand by Brand Finance in a list dominated by tech and telecoms firms.
07 Feb 2014 Phones 4u hints at extended Samsung store rollout
Phones 4u has revealed that all fifteen stores rolled out in its Samsung partnership will be existing sites and hinted at the possibility of opening more.
07 Feb 2014 Three to work with Virgin Media Business to upgrade network
Three has announced that it will be working with Virgin Media Business to upgrade its mobile network so that it is fit for 4G delivery.
07 Feb 2014 Death of the Traditional Desktop Phone?
In a new survey by Timico, the business internet, hosting and communications service provider, 84 per cent of those surveyed anticipated that the rise of smart and soft phones would eventually leave desktop units surplus to requirements.
06 Feb 2014 Brown Bag Session - Michael Burgess
This week Mike talked us through the advantages of Coding Standards.
04 Feb 2014 Exertis Micro-P Expand into new Offices
Exertis Micro-P has combined its two businesses in Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire into a new building doubling the size of its previous office capacity.
04 Feb 2014 Phones 4U the UK's Leading 4G Retailer
Phones 4U announced on Friday that it has reached a significant strategic milestone with over 50% of its contract business now coming from 4G network connections.
30 Jan 2014 Telecoms Industry Leading Economic Recovery
The Barclays Employers Survey 2014, which questioned nearly 700 UK businesses, has revealed that 77% of the telecoms companies surveyed will be creating new roles (2013: 69%), the greatest number of all the sectors surveyed.
30 Jan 2014 UK mobile market penetration at 92 per cent
At least 92 per cent of adults in the UK now own a mobile phone and 175 billion text messages are sent each year, according to figures released by Ofcom.
29 Jan 2014 Brown Bag Session - Deepa Kemp
This week's Brown Bag Session was presented by Deepa. SQL Profiler was on the agenda today.
27 Jan 2014 Ofcom license fee increases could threaten UK 4G roll-out
Ofcom proposals to increase 4G license fees could hamper mobile operators plans to upgrade their networks, it has been warned.
22 Jan 2014 Brown Bag Session - Kelvin Chaffer
This week's Brown Bag Session was presented by Kelvin. Kelvin provided a presentation on Jira.
22 Jan 2014 Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales to lead mobile phone network the People's Operator
Innovative business model to create global community where share of customers' bills and company profits go to good causes
20 Jan 2014 Brits shun wearable technology
Accenture's Digital Consumer Technology survey of 1,000 people in the UK saw only 29% expressing interest in buying a smart watch and even fewer (26%) saying they were interested in buying Internet-connected eyeglasses.
20 Jan 2014 iHub secures Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA ranking
A growth rate of 453% has secured iHub 320th place in the 2013 Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA Rankings. The recognition follows a top 50 finish in the 2012 Deloitte UK Fast50 rankings.
20 Jan 2014 Machine-to-Machine market set for healthy growth
The Machine-to-Machine market is set for significant growth 30% in volume and over 10% in revenue, with the market to reach €40bn in 2017.
20 Jan 2014 Brown Bag Session - Paul Phillips
Our weekly Brown Bag Session was presented by Paul. This week Paul gave us a presentation on our own IT Infrastructure.
19 Dec 2013 Brown Bag Session - Duc Anh Khu
Our weekly Brown Bag Session was presented by Duc. This week was a presentation on Node.js.
12 Dec 2013 Phones 4u predicts 4G Christmas
"Half of new contracts sold at Phones 4u are 4G deals, with the retailer reporting strong sales among younger consumers." - Good news for P4U this Christmas!
12 Dec 2013 Brown Bag Session - Andy Line
Our weekly Brown Bag Session was presented by Andy Line. This week it was on the email functionality of SQL server.
05 Dec 2013 Brown Bag Session - Ross Devereux
Our weekly Brown Bag Session was presented by Ross Devereux. This week it was on Git.
05 Dec 2013 EE will enable a few 4G MVNOs in 2014
At Lifecycle we are already geared up for 4G data.
29 Nov 2013 Fan-tache-tic month comes to an end
As November draws to a close at Lifecycle. We say goodbye to the slick facial hair of Ben Cole, Michael Burgess, Ross Devereux and Andy Line who have been supporting Movember!
27 Nov 2013 Brown Bag Session - Gael Martin
Our weekly Brown Bag Session was presented by Gael Martin. He talked to us about Akka.
26 Nov 2013 4G to burst through one billion connections by 2017
With a variation of different OTT services on the market, it is going to be increasingly important for our billing system to be able to manage the increasing amount of data.
13 Nov 2013 Three signs wholesale deal with Fogg Mobile
Three is ramping up its wholesale proposition by teaming up with Fogg Mobile to provide data for tablets, notebooks and Chromebooks.
30 Oct 2013 Brown Bag Session #16
Brown Bag Session #16 - Jake Norton
24 Oct 2013 Brown Bag Session #15
Brown Bag Session #15 - Emily Halsey
16 Oct 2013 Argos launches own-brand tablet
Argos is joining the battle of the tablets in time for Christmas with the launch of its first own-brand tablet.
16 Oct 2013 Ross and Kelvin complete Oxford Half Marathon
Ross and Kelvin participated in the Oxford half Marathon on Sunday raising awareness for 'Friends of PICU'
16 Oct 2013 Brown Bag Session #14
Brown Bag Session #14 - Ben Cole
10 Oct 2013 EE beats O2 to BT MVNO contract
EE has replaced Vodafone as BT’s MVNO provider as the companies sign a ‘multi-year deal’.
09 Oct 2013 Oxford Half Marathon this Weekend
This weekend Ross and Kelvin will be running in the Oxford Half Marathon, raising awareness for 'Friends of PICU'.
07 Oct 2013 Joint retail strategy for Phones 4u and Apple
Phones 4u has cut a direct distribution deal with Apple to stock its new iPhone 5c and 5s smartphones.
07 Oct 2013 Three to switch 50 cities onto 4G by the end of 2014
Three has revealed more details of its hotly anticipated 4G rollout with 50 towns and cities due to be switched on by the end of 2014.
02 Oct 2013 Brown Bag Session #12
Brown Bag Session #12 - Mike discusses OpenShift by Red Hat
26 Sep 2013 Two big M2M deals signed this week
Two big M2M deals signed this week. Will we see more MVNOs getting involved in this sector?
26 Sep 2013 SumUp strikes deal with Irish cloud telephony company Blueface
Good luck to Blueface with this exciting partnership.
26 Sep 2013 Brown Bag Session #11
Brown Bag Session #11 - Anton discusses JMeter
19 Sep 2013 Brown Bag Session #10
Brown Bag Session #10 - MVNO Opportunities presented by Kelvin Chaffer
18 Sep 2013 Newbury Real Ale Festival
Newbury Real Ale festival took place on Saturday where Lifecycle sponsored a beer barrel!
13 Sep 2013 Newbury Real Ale Festival
Lifecycle Software sponsors a beer barrel at the local Newbury real ale festival! Tomorrow at Northcroft Fields!
13 Sep 2013 EE 'agrees telecoms deal with UK MVNO Virgin Mobile'
EE, Britain's largest mobile operator, has agreed to renew a deal to provide services for Virgin Mobile.
13 Sep 2013 Asda Mobile leaves Vodafone for EE in new MVNO deal
Asda has ditched Vodafone and chosen EE as its commercial virtual network.
13 Sep 2013 Goodbye Adam McKay
Our colleague leaves us for pastures new...
11 Sep 2013 Brown Bag Session #9
Brown Bag Session #9 - Our Mobile Application Offering presented by Duc Ahn Khu
06 Sep 2013 Phones 4u sells mobile insurance arm for £107m
Phones 4u has announced it will sell Lifestyle Services Group to Assurant Inc for £107 million.
05 Sep 2013 Brown Bag Session #8
Brown Bag Session #8 - Andy Doe
30 Aug 2013 Three launches free roaming in seven countries
Three is offering customers the chance to use their calls, texts and data while overseas in certain countries but without being charged roaming fees.
30 Aug 2013 P4U Hails 'Landmark' day For 4G
Phones 4u have hailed a 'landmark' day for the mobile industry, as both O2 and Vodafone launch their 4G offers, but warn more work needs to be done to educate consumers.
27 Aug 2013 MVNOs won't be around much longer...
According to the CEO of Vodafone Australia MVNOs are on the way out!
21 Aug 2013 Brown Bag Session #7
Guillaume gave a presentation today on Play! Framework and Scala.
21 Aug 2013 Streaming video dominating EE’s 4G network
Uploading, downloading and streaming video is accounting for more than a quarter of traffic on EE's 4G network, the operator has revealed.
21 Aug 2013 Ethnic Minorities 'the UK's most mobile'
Ethnic minority groups are the most mobile in the UK, spending more each month on their handsets and having more attachment to their devices, it is found.
21 Aug 2013 A sad goodbye...
Colin & Lewis complete their industrial placement year.
15 Aug 2013 Newbury Real Ale Festival
Lifecycle Software sponsors a beer barrel at the local Newbury real ale festival!
14 Aug 2013 Brown Bag Session #6
Michael gives us an overview of ServiceMix, Petals ESB, the pros and cons.
13 Aug 2013 Mobile growing in popularity
UK spending more on mobile after three years
13 Aug 2013 We never get any credit...
New Irish MVNO, iDMobile, launched by Permanet.
07 Aug 2013 New Customer
Lifecycle Software would like to welcome Agilis Concepts Ltd, Austria to our customer base.
07 Aug 2013 Brown Bag Session #5
Andrew Line talks about 'Best Release Practice'.
07 Aug 2013 A Mobile Phone Plan Without Minutes
An interesting article here about "TextNow" as it aims to be a lot more than just another over-the-top texting app.
07 Aug 2013 Contracts dominating mobile market for first time this century
The number of Britons on contracts has overtaken the amount of prepay users for the first time in almost 15 years.
01 Aug 2013 Softcat reports end year revenue leap
Softcat closed its financial year on July 31st with revenues leaping to approximately £400m, well above expectations.
01 Aug 2013 Micro-P Change
Micro-P names Daniel Lenan as Head of Commercial
01 Aug 2013 Phones 4u signs sponsorship deal for Manchester Arena
Phones 4u has signed a five year, multimillion pound sponsorship deal with SMG Europe to sponsor one of Manchester's biggest venues.
01 Aug 2013 Brown Bag Session #4
Paul presents the company's vision moving forward.
31 Jul 2013 Interesting Article
Interesting article - Bills could be capped under plans to tackle bill shock
25 Jul 2013 Innovative MVNO Service
DeMa-X has launched a cloud-based all-platform mobile data synchronisation service.
25 Jul 2013 P4U Pen New Ad Campaign
Phones 4u has earmarked a multimillion pound spend to back its latest ad campaign.
24 Jul 2013 Brown Bag Session #3
Lewis presents on Credit Account Information Sharing with Experian & Equifax
18 Jul 2013 Brown Bag Session #2
Gael discusses the use of MongoDB
18 Jul 2013 Race To The Stones
Kelvin & Ross compete in the Race To The Stones ultra-marathon!
25 Jun 2013 2013 Placement Students Arrive
This years University placement students arrive for their year at Lifecycle Software.
17 Mar 2013 Lifecycle In Reading Half Marathon
Kelvin and Ross successfully complete the Reading half-marathon!
22 Nov 2011 Phones 4U Wi-Fi Implementation a great success
PHONES 4U launches 4U Wi-Fi using LIFECYCLE SOFTWARE’S ALLinONE Provisioning, Billing and Customer Care Back Office.
20 Oct 2011 New Job Opportunities
Due to significant customer growth, Lifecycle Software are currently looking for motivated individuals who want to work in an exciting and forward looking organisation.
16 Jun 2011 Lifecycle Software Completes Three Peaks
Lifecycle Software successfully completed their Three Peaks Challenge after a gruelling 28 hours on Saturday 11th June. All eight members successfully reached the summit of all three mountains and are on course to raise £1500 for their chosen charity St Margaret's Hospice.
20 Apr 2011 Lifecycle develops Cross Link for Android
Lifecycle's App developers have developed a new money saving App for mobile phone users.
20 Apr 2011 Three Peaks Challenge 2011
A team of eight “athletes” from Lifecycle Software plus 2 drivers are hoping to raise much needed funds in aid of charity for St Margaret’s Hospice, Somerset.
02 Nov 2009 Gamma Telecom chooses Lifecycle to deliver its partner mobile solution - BrandBuilder
Lifecycle have partnered with Gamma to deliver Brandbuilder, its packaged B2B MVNO service. Brandbuilder gives mobile dealers and Gamma resellers ownership over their customer base whilst freeing them of the back office tasks normally associated with delivering and billing mobile services.
17 Jun 2009 Lifecycle Upgrades Ticketing System
New Web-based Ticketing System in Action
21 Jan 2008 Blind Market Research Report
Billing Systems: Is The Channel Getting What It Needs?
01 Mar 2007 Lifecycle Becomes Distributor of Always On Mail
Lifecycle today signed a distributor agreement with Seven Networks International Ltd, the world's leading provider of Always On Mail.
09 Aug 2006 Lifecycle Secures TMBS Approval
Lifecycle proves quality & integrity of service by earning TMBS qualification.
06 Jun 2006 Lifecycle Team Gain ITIL Qualification
Lifecycle staff ace ITIL exam.
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